"A defendant was charged with resisting arrest for unlawfully intentionally prevented and obstructed an officer from effecting transportation by using force against the officer, namely by PLACING HIS FOOT IN THE DOORWAY"
The defendant argued that he was pushed from the back or... Read more »
There are statutory and common law defenses that apply to this. Specifically, Penal Code 9.31(c) sets out two statutory defenses to resisting. You will want to consult with a criminal defense attorney who practices in the jurisdiction the offense arises out of to discuss the specifics of your case...Read more »
I am a 20 year old male, I am dating (Strictly a non-sexual dating relationship) a 16 year old Female. Could my girlfriends mother call the police and lie about us having sex just to send me to jail? If she did, does she have to prove I did? Or do I have to prove I didn't? Also, what are... Read more »
If you pick up a new violation or are arrested while you are on probation, you will most likely face a revocation. That means he can be sentenced to jail on the DWI and then face punishment for the DWLS. (Here is more on revocations:...Read more »
In Texas, on a first-time DWI, you may generally have the interlock removed from your vehicle after half-time. At our firm, we regularly file motions for early removal of interlock. Conditions of probation are at the discretion of the judge so it's important to talk to a local attorney who...Read more »
Sexual Assault of a Minor is a felony offense in Texas. It is generally a Second Degree felony, with a punishment range of 2-20 years. However it is important to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. You might have a legal defense if you were no more than three years older...Read more »
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